Slideshow (5 photos)

Owens River Gorge, Negress Wall (map)

Fear of a Black Planet: First route in the Gorge, slippery and good

Fear of a Black Planet: Long reach at the crux

Ambassadors of Funk: Making a clip before the crux (Copyright Colin O'Connor)

Ambassadors of Funk: Powering through the crux (Copyright Colin O'Connor)

Welcome to the Gorge: Near the start, and pretty slippery